Moravian Falls, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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Moravian Falls, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Moravian Falls Census Designated Place had a population of 1,968 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Moravian Falls is located at latitude 36.0968 and longitude -81.1823 in Wilkes County. The formal boundaries for the Moravian Falls Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 5.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wilkes County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,194 feet.

The Moravian Falls Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403307) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Moravian Falls Census Designated Place is located within Township of Moravian Falls, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wilkes County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Moravian Falls: Forks of the Road, Petersburg.

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Moravian Falls, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Moravian Falls, NC Housing Affordability Index is 195
State of North Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 140
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Moravian Falls, NC Wealth Index is 118
State of North Carolina Wealth Index is 84
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,968
Population in Households 1,861
Population in Familes 1,510
Population in Group Qrtrs 107
Population Density 391
Diversity Index1 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,152
Average Household Income $89,376
Per Capita Income $37,025
Wealth Index3 118

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 895 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 585 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $169,216
Housing Affordability Index2 195
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 782
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 516
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.38% 0.34%
Households 0.39% 0.36%
Families 0.04% 0.27%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Moravian Falls, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moravian Falls to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 324 56th
Population Density # 522 29th
Diversity Index # 392 47th
Median Household Income # 147 80th
Per Capita Income # 97 87th

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